noun, plural schiz·os.
Origin of schizo
Origin of schizo-
Examples from the Web for schizo
Contemporary Examples of schizo
The schizo CIA agent is back for more drone warfare and spycraft—this time, sans Brody and his frustratingly emo daughter.‘Homeland’ Season 4: A Stripped-Down and Surprisingly Badass Return to Form
September 30, 2014
His most famous role, of course, is that of the schizo narrator in David Fincher's 1998 film Fight Club.Edward Norton, Criminal Mastermind
October 9, 2010
noun plural -os
before a vowel schiz-
Word Origin for schizo-
1945 (n.), slang shortening of schizophrenic. Schiz in same sense is from 1955 as a noun, 1960 as an adjective.
word-forming element meaning "division; split, cleavage," from Latinized form of Greek skhizo-, comb. form of skhizein "to split, cleave, part, separate," from PIE root *skei- "to cut, separate, divide, part, split" (see shed (v.)).